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I Have Esophageal Achalasia

Esophageal Achalasia anonymous support group with information on diagnosis, treatment, symptoms, along with personal stories and experiences with Esophageal Achalasia. You're not alone. 33 People

    So Many Doctors

    It started about 5 years ago (November 2007). I kept being sick late in the day or I would wake in the night with a bloated hard stomach and feel sick, like something was stuck. I went to the doctors and he sent me to the hospital to have the camera down to see what was happening...
    DebbieYorkshireUK DebbieYorkshireUK 31-35 Apr 15, 2012

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    Achalasia - Is This The Cure?

    For over 5 years I have swallowing difficulties. Initially it was solids then it was with semi-liquids and cold liquids. I would experienced chest pain and frequently had to regurgitate to relieve the pain. Then a wonderful thing happened. My wife came across this book by...
    CoconutMiracle CoconutMiracle 56-60 Jun 19, 2012

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    I Am Sure I Have Achalasia

    I just learned yesterday that I have Achalasia. It first started about january this year, I was 5 months pregnant. I would have a hard time eating big meals and would sometimes throw up. I thought that this was part of the pregnancy, BUT it kept progressing to where I would throw...
    momma2max momma2max 26, F Oct 19, 2010

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    I Have 'what"

    When i first started experiencing some esophageal difficulties it was last July and had been admitted through the ER because I was dehydrated.  They preformed the first  esophageal test the next day and I was told I had ulcers and they removed a polup and sent it off...
    sageintyme sageintyme 56-60, F 1 Response Apr 30, 2010

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    My Achalasia Story

     Hello all!  I have esophageal achalasia, though it was discovered early.  It all started with a choking episode.  From there, I began to notice that food just wasn't going down properly, and often ended up stuck to the roof of my mouth.  Even when food...
    scandiavegan scandiavegan 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    I Have Achalasia

    Hi everyone,This is my first ever forum, and didn't even know one existed for this disease, it heartens me that I have found somewhere to share and also learn of everyone else's experiences.I'm 32 and have had Achalasia for 5 years, although my symptoms were not prominent until...
    katmeow katmeow 31-35 1 Response Sep 18, 2011

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    Heller's Myotomy

     I have a Heller's Myotomy done and it has been great.  Went from not being able to eat solids and often not being able to drink a glass of water to being able to eat most anything and rarely having any issues.   I have to remember to drink water with meals and...
    goingawaynow goingawaynow 70+ Sep 30, 2009

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    Of Uncertainty Over Time I Felt Hopeless. I Hope A Miracle Comes To Me.

    who knows when i undergo this disease may be the beginning 2010. i also think it was just a normal ulcer but over time and in a fairly long period of times is not the usual ulcer. sometimes i do not eat for several days even water can not enter into my stomach. i finally checked...
    koncreng koncreng 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 16, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    My dad has esophageal squamous cell carcinoma. He is going into chemo next week
    AmJordi AmJordi 16-17, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So me and my boyfriend are living together and we have argued a lot already and we have broken up. Honestly I believe it's a bunch of communication and trust issues and honestly I...
    Chipperme21 Chipperme21 22-25, M 1 Response 28 mins ago

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    I want to have sex with a female teacher in my school teaches maths,she's not attached and is only a mere 22 years old she has an a body like an hourglass,all the curves in the...
    TheGamechanger TheGamechanger 18-21, M 20 mins ago

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    Don't take it personal, but if you want to remain in my circle then act like it... I'm not just going to add people to build up a huge amount of friends, I'm not about the...
    Kirstenw23 Kirstenw23 22-25, F 2 Responses 58 mins ago

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    I have enough worries at 18 to last me a lifetime
    Xo12345 Xo12345 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 19

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    I'm weird but i call it original (: I'm doing me n happy with myself n the way I am. I'm a ******* weirdo but a good weirdo aha . I'm the bestiest n funniest friend you'll ever...
    youngadult14 youngadult14 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Never been in a relationship and I'm 18. Maybe because I don't have the body guys don't like me or maybe because I can talk back..
    ki2su ki2su 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I get turned on by pregnant women so would live to have sex with one
    goonteam goonteam 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Long hair don't care! :) I'm lucky enough to have a close friend who is a hair stylist, she gave me an ombré which I'm loving at the moment! Love your hair, love yourself...
    awokensheepislittlebopeep awokensheepislittlebopeep 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I have the best mate ever! Love you Keller <3 <3 ^^
    KatoKangaroo KatoKangaroo 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    maybe i have insomnia or maybe it's just my wifi.
    queentheresa queentheresa 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I think that doing this to myself was a symptom, not a disease. I pulled out all my eyebrow and eyelashes (and lots of hair in othe places too) when I was young and now I can see...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I lost my grandma who's been with me and my family all my life when I was 15. She adopted my dad and married a Filipino man who we took his last name from. I never met him...
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Literally almost every time I get on this site I get the urge to make a post that says "Did you know that I am secretly a goose?" I have no idea why, or where I heard it from, or...
    ZeroDigits ZeroDigits 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    No matter how much you trust the police, always remember the police are trained to never trust you. With that being said, prayers will go out to families of anybody of any race who...
    DaQueenB92 DaQueenB92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Yesterday was my birthday No one I know said happy birthday And my father said it once Makes ms kinda sad when I remember I have no one
    Tilou420 Tilou420 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    There was once a time when I would have thought my current level of spirituality was stupid. And I thought I had an open mind.
    medialahem medialahem 18-21 1 Response Aug 19

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    I try to hide my singing voice because I don't think it's good, I really wanna be a singer though! Yesterday I was singing to myself at my locker when a girl walks past me and...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Aug 19

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    May you all have a good day, be safe out there.
    Original23 Original23 22-25, M Aug 19

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    Good morning world! Have a great day😊
    roselani2005 roselani2005 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I wish I didn't have to go to work. Its not that I'm lazy, its just that I'm lazy.:) My sister is my maid. She brings me breakfast in bed sometimes. We take turns. She also makes...
    KiannaJ KiannaJ 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I have friends that literally drink 15-20 beers 2 to 3 nights a week and I can't help but ask why. Getting drunk sucks. You're out of your mind doing things you wouldn't do sober...
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I've always been a gentle and quite person. I rarely got angry... I was just sad. I read about people who were always angry because of their depression. I never understood till now...
    FullHotel FullHotel 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Just woke up in pain, like every other morning. I make a cup of coffee and reach for my five bottles of pills...once they kick in, I'll be able to move some more. As I wait, my...
    michelle0808 michelle0808 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 19

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    From castaway days to vivid Creole nights, bask inside the cultural and culinary essences with the Seychelles infused with legendary Four Seasons care.Treehouse villas have their...
    Ardellaeh Ardellaeh 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have many but I think the song from Savage Garden called Affirmation is a good place to start. I'll put a start next to what I agree with. I believe the sun should never set...
    THEINSIDER20 THEINSIDER20 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    Everytime I log onto EP , and browse peoples posted thoughts I notice a pattern All these People agree supposedly to have a person or lover on the side , and yet choose later...
    TsavoHunter TsavoHunter 36-40, M Aug 19

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    The silver sword of morning piercing through my window frame. It's light now skipping round my room , its driving me insane. With eyes closed tight, this lights now dancing on my...
    lloyds123 lloyds123 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    My boyfriend's friends and especially their girlfriends have all told him that I'm stuck up. Oh really? I'm sorry that I don't want to do drugs and drink with my kids in the next...
    prittyinpink prittyinpink 22-25, F 6 Responses Aug 19

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    Long story short me and my friend were sexually assaulted by the same guy about a month ago . She called me yesterday to tell me that the results came back and he gave us chlamydia...
    Craexo Craexo 18-21, F Aug 19

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      My name is Marie and I am 13 years old. I have a 15 year old sister that's bipolar. Everyday she is really mean to me and she says horrible things. She hits me, screams at...
    Miragesnow Miragesnow 13-15, F Aug 19

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    My boyfriend and I have three small dogs.The oldest one (almost 3 years old) is a boy named Luigi, a chiweenie, which is a chihuahua and wiener dog mix.Second oldest (1 and a half...
    HillyHana HillyHana 22-25, F Aug 19

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    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYepMepckXH1hHfuC1OftPA please check out my YouTube channel, I i have uploaded a series of doctor who cliffhangers I think are amazing. and 2...
    noahfaith noahfaith 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    i was forced to sing in front of a big crowd at a wedding and started crying. my parents don't understand that i have stage fright.
    buttney buttney 13-15, F Aug 19

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    Im not attention seeking at all I'm really struggling i don't usually come on here unless I'm really bad because i get too emotional when i do come on but its all to much this time...
    DepressedKidd DepressedKidd 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    I have the best mate that has made my life better and its about to go to two months together, Love ya Keller!! <3 <3 ^^
    KatoKangaroo KatoKangaroo 18-21, M Aug 19

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    And I seriously could not be happier. Almost two months and he's made me happier than my previous ex's and that's without material objects. Just seeing him makes me feels better...
    EmoSakurachan EmoSakurachan 16-17 1 Response Aug 19

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    Very true. Yep. Mhm. *sobs* I literally was just transitioning from sobbing to laughing and back and forth and my mom was avoiding looking at me. I was waiting for her to ask...
    kittenasylum kittenasylum 16-17, F Aug 19

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    Working on being friends. I grew up lonely and bullied. Recently I have some new FWB. I really enjoy the benefits but I want to work on the friends part and learn to be a good...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21 Aug 19

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    If there's no milk at home, and we have Oreos, I dip them in water . X_X
    AEHeroine AEHeroine 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 19